It's like we turned around and we're coming up on the home stretch already! This week we're 32 weeks pregnant and this is the part in the game where babies are putting on the weight getting ready for their big debut! It's getting harder to get comfortable and sleep but it's not too bad yet. … Continue reading Getting closer…
I've heard it said before that, "right about when you think you're exhausted from explaining your heart/message/vision/mission - is right about the time people start getting it..." Our Lighthouse Experiment team has hit some of those thoughts and feelings over the past few months. I think I believed that because I had started The Encouraging Voice … Continue reading Do you get it yet?
All I can seem to think today is, "I want life to just be simple." It's the way it seems to keep pushing from my thoughts while quite a few feelings and situations roll within my heart and mind. It's exhausting just trying to contemplate how to get it all out into words. The world … Continue reading My Expectations of This Life.
Happy Mother's Day Mother's Day comes with a range of emotions for the whole spectrum of us. I pray for those that approach each Mother's Day with sorrow and anxiety due to loss, hard life circumstances, infertility, etc. The more I live this life the more I see the hardships that we as humanity walk … Continue reading Mother’s Day Letter to My Children
What you don't realize when you are reading one of these things from me is that before I even started there were minutes and hours of thinking and trying to figure out where I was going to start and how everything would get put together. I have wanted so much to sit and write over … Continue reading Processing Change.
Today I'm going to run through what I did to meal prep for the week, what I did and cooked, what I spent, and how I got started with all of this years ago. It's been a trip, trust me, and in the beginning cooking and meal planning was so exhausting and stressful. I actually … Continue reading Getting Started with That Grocery Budget…
I had the absolute joy and privilege in sharing my story and teaching some budgeting tricks at this morning's I Can Adult Brunch. It was a big turnout and I had so much fun. Thank you to those that organized it, ran it and came. You made it easy, fun, and seamless. It's been quite … Continue reading I Can Adult – Budget/Teaching Notes
This week has been weird with the schedule. The kids started back at school for one day and then had a snow day due to temps being so low with the wind chill. Yikes! But on Thursday, their one measly day of school, I did have goals. Put away all of the Christmas decorations and … Continue reading Just Getting Started!
I'm sorry if these last few pieces have been a bit deeper. I hope you're up for it, but honestly if you aren't then it's truly ok. Read what you need today and skip mine. I'm not hurt or offended. This isn't for everyone. I've tried to sit down and write cheery little articles that … Continue reading Laughing at the Future…
This morning as I was gathering my little guy's bag and couple of toys to head out to the sitters my hubby called to me from down the hall; "See you later, super mom!" I laughed as my entire body sort of slouched into a relief/shucks maneuver. Today out of all days. It's funny how … Continue reading It’s not all on you, friend.